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University of California, Berkeley
Assistant Professor - Experimental Particle Physics or Experimental Astrophysics

The Physics Department at the University of California, Berkeley is conducting an open search to fill a tenure-track faculty position for an Assistant Professor in Experimental Particle Physics or Experimental Astrophysics with an expected start date of July 1, 2018.

We welcome applications from candidates across all areas of subatomic and astro physics. This includes but is not limited to programs currently established at UC Berkeley, including the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and other collider physics, long-baseline neutrinos, low-energy tests of fundamental symmetries, dark matter searches, gravity and cosmology, compact objects, and space physics. This position may have the opportunity for research collaborations with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and Space Sciences Laboratory (SSL). Preference will be given to candidates who have promise in teaching, demonstrated originality and productivity in research, and the potential to advance the physics department’s goal of a more equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

Candidates should have a strong commitment to research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. The basic qualification required to be considered an applicant is completion of all degree requirements for Ph.D. or equivalent degree, except the dissertation, at the time of application. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required by the expected start date of the appointment.

The application website is the following: Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of research, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Optional materials include a cover letter and a statement of contributions to diversity. When completing the online application, applicants should be sure to select the appropriate area(s) of specialization. Applicants should arrange to have between three to five letters of reference submitted through the online system and at least three of the letters should come from referees outside of the UC Berkeley system. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality:, prior to submitting their letters.

Applications must be received by November 15, 2017. Please direct questions to Monica Warde at

The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents, and is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their research, teaching, and service. Further information is available at

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: